Heritage > CHAPMAN Clarence George: 1884 – 1917 KIA ANZAC
Avenue of honour Upper YarraThe Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015.

Clarence Victor CHAPMAN

Clarence V CHAPMAN: DOB 1884, Horsham. Father T Chapman, mother Sophia Elizabeth Chapman lived in Millgrove. Occupation: timber Carter.
5981: Private Clarence V CHAPMAN was 33 when he was reported Missing In Action, 28 May 1917 at Messines Belgium. No Known Grave.
Poppy lestweforgetFamily Name CHAPMAN
Given Names Clarence Victor
Birth Date 1884
Birth Place Horsham, VIC
Occupation at Enlistment Labourer
Date of Enlistment 26.2.1916
Age at Enlistment 32 years 4 months
Service Number 5981
Next of Kin Father: Thomas CHAPMAN
Embarkation Embarkation
Address at Enlistment Millgrove, VIC
Embarkation Details Unit embarked from Melbourne, VIC on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Nominal Roll Nominal Roll
Rank on Nominal Roll Private
Unit on Nominal Roll 38th Battalion
Fate Killed in Action
Australia War Memorial Ref, Panel Number Roll of Honour..
Panel No 129


Clarence Victor Chapman’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory.

Roll of Honour name projection

Date of Death 28.5.1917
Place of Death or Wounding Messines, BELGIUM
Age at Death 33
Roll of Honour Circular Yes
Commemoration Details and Panel Reference Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France
Red Cross Files Yes
Medals Victory Medal.
British war Medal Memorial scroll
Memorial plaque
Where the Australians Rest
Local Rolls of Honour Millgrove Roll of Honor WW1: Warburton RSL Sub Branch


Political Labor Council Honor Roll,: Upper Yarra RSL

Local Memorials Millgrove Roll of Honour


AIF Data Base Clarence Victor CHAPMAN

Family & Early Life

Mother: Mrs Sophia Elizabeth Chapman, received pension of £2 per fortnight from 9.10.1917.

Military Service

War Service: Western Front.. FATHER: Mr Thomas Chapman received his personal affects including: 2 ID discs, pocket book, fountain pen, belt, watch pouch, pipe, pipe bowl and books.